YAMAGATA Tatsufumi

YAMAGATA Tatsufumi

International Exchange and Training Department・Director-General

Research Field:
Development economics; the Bangladeshi economy; economics on infectious diseases and pharmaceuticals; the textile industry; disability and development

Education / Research Experience

Education:
B.A. in Economics, Keio University, Tokyo, 1986
M.A. in Economics, Keio University, Tokyo, 1988
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Rochester, 2000

Vice President, Japan Society for International Development (JASID), 2014 - the present.

Professional Career:
Current Positions:
Director-General, International Exchange and Training Department, Institute of Developing Economies (IDE), Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Japan, 2012 - the present.
Secretary-General, Institute of Developing Economies Advanced School (IDEAS), Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Japan, 2012 - the present.
Professor, IDE Advanced School (IDEAS), Japan, 2003 - the present.
Editor, The Developing Economies , IDE, Japan, 2003 - the present.
Vice President, the Japan Society for International Development , 2014 - the present.
Executive Member, Board, the Japan Society for International Development , 2005 - the present.
Affiliate Member, Science Council of Japan , 2008 - 2014.
Career in the Past:
Visiting Fellow, the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2000-2001
External Resource Person, Global Development Network, USA (Global Research Project: Explaining Growth), 2001-2003
Visiting Lecturer, Tohoku University of Community Service and Science, Sakata, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan, 2002 - 2012.
Team Leader, UNIDO-IDE Joint Research Project "Optimising the Impact of Industrial Development on Poverty Alleviation", 2003 - 2006
Member, Study Group on "Poverty Reduction and Human Security", Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), 2003-2005
Member, Committee for Japan's ODA Policies on Health, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan, 2004-2005
Head, Tokyo Taskforce for Japan's Country Assistance Plan for Bangladesh, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan, 2004-2006
Member, Committee on JICA's Policies for Cooperation with Bangladesh, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), 2004 - 2006
Caretaker, Study Group on the Multilateral Development Banks, Ministry of Finance, Japan, 2005 - 2006
Member, Committee for Evaluation of Japan's ODA, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan, 2006 - 2010.
Head, Evaluation Team on Japan’s “Aid for Trade” to developing countries, International Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan, 2011-2012.
International Consultant for Industrial Development Report 2013 of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), 2012.
Head, Evaluation Team on Japan's Contribution to the Achievement of the MDGs in the Health Sector, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan, 2014-2015.
Vice President, Japan Society for International Development (JASID), 2014 - the present.
Head, Team for Country Assistance Evaluation of Vietnam, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan, 2015-2016.
Head, Team for Country Assistance Evaluation of Paraguay, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan, 2016-2017.


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